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The Boy in the (Sanya Property) Bubble

The Bounceologist is moving onwards and upwards. We are now contributing posts directly to the Waboba Blog Asia website. Here’s one about the Sanya property bubble and that terrible sinking feeling you get when you realise you backed the wrong horse.

And what a bubble it is. Prices here doubled overnight.

Surfing Hainan Open Goes Live on the Net

Apologies for the oceans of time since the previous post. Among the many things keeping us from blogging are preparations for the Second Surfing Hainan Open on November 6-8.

Sanya Property Goes Snap and Crackle, but the Pop Comes Later, Perhaps

In his latest Real Estate Review, Mario over at Sanya Expat takes the view that the Sanya property market could well be a bubble, but a bubble with room to grow.

His report is a handy overview of the market and the pricing in the various parts of town, and a rehearsal of the argument that surging demand for a place in the sun could keep local property prices rising for a good while to come.

But what’s with all of the frantic building, especially on second-tier sites set well back from the beach? Is it waving or drowning?…

Sanya – Life’s a Beach, but Which One?

Ah, the life! Sun, sea, sand, waves gently toppling over, a tube of SPF 30, a stiffening breeze, the warm, red glow on the back of your eyelids…. Here is a quickie guide to Sanya’s main beaches.[...]

Fun in Sanya – Don’t Follow the Flag

Much of Sanya’s beach activity is organised for tours shipped in by the coach-load. But we at Sanya Bounce like the feeling of freedom that comes with the wind in our hair, salt in our lungs, the slap of boat or board against wave, and those satisfying bursts of spray you get as a Waboba [...]

 
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